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492 Movie Teamsters Reach(lift) For The Sky!
11/16/19 - Teamsters Local 492
492 Movie Teamsters Reach(lift) For The Sky! Teamsters Local 492 held forklift classes on November 15th and 16th. These classes were first come, first serve and filled up fast. There were a total of 40 attendees that were certified or re-certified over the 2 day period, which maxed out the class size limits for 2 instructors.
These Shop Teachers Told Their Students to Unionize
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 15, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
In Case You Missed It
11/15/19 - Teamsters local 570
  • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
December Monthly Membership Meeting Resumes at Local 743 Offices
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 743
General Monthly Membership Meetings Resume at Local 743 offices  Construction at the Local 743 Union Hall has been completed and the December 2, 2019 monthly membership meetings will be held at the Union Hall.   At the December Membership meeting the Local will be honoring our 25 Year Pin Recipients, the Union Stewards of the Year and our annual Adopt a Family Presentation.
In Case You Missed It
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
In Case You Missed It
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
These Shop Teachers old Their Students to Unionize
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 15, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
In Case You Missed It
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
  • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
11/14/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
Local 743 provides free flu shots for members at Bagcraft
11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 743
On Friday November 8th and Monday November 11th, Teamsters Local 743 sponsored free flu shots for the members at Bagcraft. The Bagcraft Company provided free flu shots to their employees for several years but decided to discontinue the practice for the 2019/2020 flu season.
New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
11/13/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
Joint Council 25 Executive Board Elected to New Term
11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 743
On Tuesday, November 13, 2019, the Teamster Joint Council 25 Executive Board was elected to a new three-year term at the Novembers Joint Council’s delegates meeting. The Hancock-Steide Unity Slate, under the leadership of President Terrence J. Hancock, ran without opposition and won re-election in front of an enthusiastic crowd of delegates.
The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17
11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, November 17 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
8th Annual Open House and Toy/Food Drive
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 449
Come join us again this year for our Open House and Toy/Food Drive on December 8th.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
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